Bob Smith, who left the Republican Party in 1999 to pursue a right-wing independent presidential run and returned 111 days later when a plum committee chairmanship came open, will seek the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). The post Ex-Senator Who Accused Teachers Of Spreading Homosexuality Wants His Old Job Back appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Uh oh. Run for your lives, Democrats! Republicans are launching a major new attack on the Affordable Care Act! The New York Times goes big with a new report detailing that House Republicans are launching a “multi-layered, sequenced assault” on Obamacare. It includes highlighting the stories of people feeling adverse effects from the law. Right […]
President Obama, in an interview with CNN, has now signaled openness to the Russian proposal to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control. He called it a “positive development,” adding: “We’re going to run this to ground, to see if … Continue reading ?
The White House is confirming this morning that President Obama may make a speech from the Oval Office outlining the rationale for strikes on Syria, at a moment when public and Congressional skepticism is running high. This risks making the … Continue reading ?
Here’s something to keep an eye on as we enter the second half of the August recess: Will there be any grassroots outcry to speak of on behalf of the right’s push for a government shutdown to defund Obamacare, or … Continue reading ...
My love for Plum Pretty Sugar runs deep (my maids and I wore them getting ready for my big day!), and with the introduction of the brand's gorgeous new all white bridal collection, Lilli Tru, let's just say I'm over the moon obsessed. These classically elegant robes are an amazing gift for the bride-to-be to don…
Investors who are just now recognizing that a broad recovery in the U.S. housing market is well underway are almost too late to the party — nearly every stock connected with the housing industry has run up already. However, despite the broader run-up in prices, some of the uglier and more cyclical businesses still trade [...]
Yesterday I noted here that Republicans in the grip of Washington scandal-mania run the risk of a rerun of 1998, in which overreach amid the Monica Lewinsky scandal led to backlash against Bill Clinton’s tormentors. It turns out multiple Republican … Continue reading ?
I’ve been an admirer of Gerard Darel since I bought my first 24 Hour bag in Paris five years ago. The designer’s pieces have slowly but surely been making their way over to US stores, so I always love to see celebs carrying them. My girl Emmy Rossum has been jetting around LA with the [...]
Last week, Mitt Romney told an Ohio rally that Chrysler was considering moving all its Jeep production to China — a false claim based on a faulty interpretation of a Bloomberg article that said no such thing. It was easy to assume the...Show More Summary
One of the more surreal aspects of this campaign has been that one of the two major candidates is running on a platform that is completely unmoored from professional consensus on the most pressing issue facing the country. In an election...Show More Summary
Pippa Middleton looks effortlessly chic in a plum colored blouse with a matching handbag while running some errands on Tuesday (October 16) in London, England. The day before, the 29-year-old younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, was just as busy in the Chelsea neighborhood of London, England wearing an equally chic red and black [...]
The recovery is still shaky at best. Disapproval of Obama on the economy — the number one issue in this election — continues to run high, though that’s changing. Large majorities of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. How can Obama possibly be winning ? Read full article >>
For a year now, Obama advisers have believed that Mitt Romney’s pedigree, business background, lower tax rates, offshore accounts and silver-foot-in-mouth tendencies present exactly the wrong profile to run up the vote totals he needs among blue collar whites to win the presidency, potentially enabling Obama to survive a terrible economy. Show More Summary
Blink and you might have missed it -- we almost did. It's Android Jelly Bean (4.1.1), running on a German Samsung Galaxy S III LTE -- what seems to be a plum colored model, to be exact. It's not the first time we've seen it in some official...Show More Summary
Hit & Run I have very clear recollections of being inexplicably drawn to empty-headed carsploitation films. Actually, that's not entirely true. I wasn't "inexplicably" drawn to them; I knew exactly why I loved them. Because they allowed me 90...
David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis certainly has the publicity machine running in its favor with star Robert Pattinson getting lots of attention. Although the barrage of coverage has centered on the actor’s personal life, the movie’s distributor eOne said the star has stayed on message, focusing squarely on the film. Show More Summary
Let’s get right to the read of the morning: A group of high profile GOP operatives, bankrolled by a conservative billionaire, is hatching a plan to run millions of dollars worth of ads tying “Barack Hussein Obama” to that old standby, Jeremiah Wright. Show More Summary
If there is one word that sums up the Obama campaign’s strategy in attacking Mitt Romney’s economic credentials, it’s this: “risk.” Risk is the theme that runs through the two key interwoven themes that the Obama team is trying to establish with its storytelling about Romney, Bain, and the middle class. Read full article >>
When Mitt Romney’s GOP primary rivals began attacking him late last year over his record at Bain Capital, many Republicans argued that this could be a good thing in the long run, because it meant this attack line was getting fully aired out before the general election got under way. Read full article >>